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How to Catch the Little Foxes (3 of 7)
Series: The Song of Solomon
Sometimes it's easy to miss the obvious because of the insignificant.
ILLUSTRATION: I heard a story about a man who was a nature - alist and he was taking his family camping. They were traveling along the Atlantic searboard and they saw a sign that said NATURIST camp. They thought well that would be great to join with those folks and maybe camp with them. As they got a little closer they noticed there were four bikers absolutely naked coming to them, suddenly the dad realized the difference between Naturalist and Naturist. The dad quickly turned to do a uturn when the little boy said mom and dad look! They aren't weren't any safety helmets.
Sometimes it's easy to miss the obvious because of the insignificant. Such is the case when dealing with the little foxes in our marriages.
When it comes to issues in marriage I've found that ladies are normally more attune than men are. The opposite is true when it comes to the mechanics of a vehicle. Often men hear little clicks and whistles that women are oblivious to.
The danger is that we will begin to follow the example set by our couple in song of Solomon and what is meant to be a romantic date is quickly spoiled by those little foxes.
TEXT: Song of Solomon 2
Last week we talked about Dating in Marriage - We said,
1. Dating Requires Mutual Admiration
• Solomon speaks -
1 "I am the rose of Sharon, The lily of the valleys." 2 "Like a lily among the thorns, So is my darling among the maidens."
• The Shulamite speaks -
3 "Like an apple tree among the trees of the forest, So is my beloved among the young men.
THE KEY IS FOR BOTH OF YOU TO BE DOING THIS!!! OR ELSE, the one who is thinking these things will come home to be sorely disappointed.
We see her flirting with him in 3b - In his shade I took great delight and sat down, And his fruit was sweet to my taste.
Remember his attitude in verse 8 -
8 "Lis ...
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